# MATH 0701 Elementary Algebra

## Course Coordinator

Scott Stringfellow (sstringf@temple.edu)

## Course Documents

## Textbook

Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra, 5th Edition, by Bill E. Jordan and William P. Palow

## Syllabus

- Order of Operations, Geometric Figures, and Integers
- Polynomials and Linear Equations and Inequalites
- Graphs and Equations of Lines and Applying the Laws of Exponents
- Factoring Polynomials, Solving Polynomial Equations, and Reducing Rational Expressions

## Exams

- TEST 1
MWF and Ambler Sections: Wednesday, February 8

TR Sections: Tuesday, February 7

- TEST 2
MWF and Ambler Sections: Monday, March 6

TR Sections: Tuesday, March 7

- TEST 3
MWF and Ambler Sections: Monday, April 10

TR Sections: Tuesday, April 11

- FINAL EXAM: Thursday, May 4, 3:30pm-5:30pm in a room to be announced

## Exam Security Policy

The use of personal electronic devices such as phones, computers, smart watches is prohibited during exams. All such items must be stowed in your bags for the duration of the exam. Any student found with such a device NOT stowed away at any time during the exam (whether the student used it or did not use it - does not matter) will not be allowed to complete the test, will receive a score of zero for the test, and will be reported to the Student Code of Conduct Board.

In addition, you may NOT bring in any kind of papers for use during the exam. If you need extra paper during the test, the proctor will provide it. Any student found using papers that he/she brought into the exam will not be allowed to complete the test, will receive a score of zero for the test, and will be reported to the Student Code of Conduct Board.

## Quizzes/Homework

Your instructor will describe the policy for your section, and you may also refer to the Student Guidelines for Math 0701 posted under the "Course Information" link at the Math 0701 Course Information site on Blackboard. You may find the syllabus for your section here

## Calculator Policy

No calculators may be used for any quiz or test.

## Grading Policy

- Highest of Test 1, Test 2, Test 3: 20%
- Second highest of Test 1, Test 2, Test 3: 20%
- Lowest of Test 1, Test 2, Test 3: 15%
- Quizzes: 15%
- Cumulative Final Exam: 30%

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